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Aldowah, Hanan; Al-Samarraie, Hosam; Alzahrani, Ahmed Ibrahim; Alalwan, Nasser – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2020
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are among the latest e-learning initiative that have gained a wide popularity among many universities. Student dropout in MOOCs is a major concern in the higher education and policy-making communities. Most student dropout is caused by factors outside the institution's control. In this study, a multiple-criteria…
Descriptors: Online Courses, College Students, Electronic Learning, Dropout Rate
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Kemper, Lorenz; Vorhoff, Gerrit; Wigger, Berthold U. – European Journal of Higher Education, 2020
We perform two approaches of machine learning, logistic regressions and decision trees, to predict student dropout at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). The models are computed on the basis of examination data, i.e. data available at all universities without the need of specific collection. Therefore, we propose a methodical approach…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Predictor Variables, Potential Dropouts, School Holding Power
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Bar-Am, Ran; Arar, Osama – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This article deals with the problem of student dropout during the first year in a higher education institution. To date, no model on a budget has been developed and tested to prevent dropout among Engineering Students. This case study was conducted among first-year students taking evening classes in two practical engineering colleges in Israel.…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Dropout Prevention, Budgets, Engineering Education
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Koc, Muharrem; Zorbaz, Osman; Demirtas-Zorbaz, Selen – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
The purpose of this study is to determine the factors relating to school dropout from the perspective of dropout students, their teachers, and their parents. It also explores students' experiences after school dropout. To this end, in this qualitative study, five young adults who dropped out of middle or high school and their parents and teachers…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Student Experience, Young Adults, Middle School Students
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Thumiki, Venkat Ram Raj – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Main reasons for student dropout from higher education may be low academic performance, poor socialization skills, low confidence levels, busy social life and financial issues. As students' dropout from higher education has been rising, there is a need to understand this problem for finding suitable solutions. Research objectives for this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Dropouts, Stopouts
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Sneyers, Eline; De Witte, Kristof – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
This paper examines the effect of the introduction of an academic dismissal (AD) policy (i.e. an intervention, which can lead to compulsory student withdrawal) on student dropout, student graduation rates and satisfaction with the study program. Using a difference-in-differences type of estimator, we compare programs that introduced an AD policy…
Descriptors: School Policy, Dropouts, Graduation Rate, Dropout Rate
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Berens, Johannes; Schneider, Kerstin; Gortz, Simon; Oster, Simon; Burghoff, Julian – Journal of Educational Data Mining, 2019
To successfully reduce student attrition, it is imperative to understand what the underlying determinants of attrition are and which students are at risk of dropping out. We develop an early detection system (EDS) using administrative student data from a state and private university to predict student dropout as a basis for a targeted…
Descriptors: Risk Management, At Risk Students, Dropout Prevention, College Students
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Sullivan, Amanda L.; Sadeh, Shanna – Exceptionality, 2016
For the past 30 years, the dropout rate for students with emotional disturbance has hovered around 50%, a rate substantially higher than the dropout rate for students with other disabilities and the general population. This systematic review evaluated the literature published between 1990 and 2013 on the effectiveness of dropout prevention and…
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Dropouts, Emotional Disturbances, Dropout Rate
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Halvorsrud, Kristoffer – London Review of Education, 2017
This article presents a review of extant research on student dropout in Norway, originally undertaken as part of a systematic review. The article contextualizes the foundational principle of equality as championed by the welfare state and identifies the significance of dropout in upper secondary education in Norway. The article then assesses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Secondary Education, Dropouts
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Jung, Jisun; Kim, Yangson – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
With an increasing number of international students in South Korea, the issue of retaining these students and reducing their dropout rates has become important. This study explores the multilevel factors that affect the institutional dropout rate among international students in Korea. The research questions are as follows: (a) to what extent do…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Dropouts, Foreign Countries, Dropout Rate
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Aldahmashi, Thamir; Algholaiqa, Thekra; Alrajhi, Ziyad; Althunayan, Thamer; Anjum, Irfan; Almuqbil, Bader – Higher Education Studies, 2021
An adequate number of healthcare providers is an essential factor in the prosperity of a population. One challenge faced by universities is student dropout. This case-control study aimed to examine the academic, psychological, medical, social, as well as female-related risk factors at a health-sciences university in Saudi Arabia in the academic…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Health Sciences, College Freshmen, Late Adolescents
Coleman, Shannon L. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Online education has been experiencing steadily increasing enrollment rates and it is therefore vital to study student and institutional factors related to dropout risk for online students. Currently, prior research examining this rapidly developing field is limited. With online graduate programs experiencing continuous growth in enrollment rates,…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Predictor Variables, Potential Dropouts, Online Courses
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Behr, Andreas; Giese, Marco; Teguim Kamdjou, Herve D.; Theune, Katja – European Journal of Education, 2021
The increasing number of students enrolled in higher education institutions and the growing demand in the labour market for university graduates make the analysis of study success and study dropout more and more important. Dropping out from higher education is a complex process and students have very different motives for leaving university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Bachelors Degrees, Dropouts
Blazer, Christie; Gonzalez Hernandez, Vanessa – Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2018
This report reviews the characteristics of students who are most likely to drop out of school. Most studies have found that dropping out is related to risk factors in four different domains: individual, academic, family-related, and school-related. Local [Miami-Dade County Public Schools] M-DCPS District data were used to examine certain…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, At Risk Students, Dropouts, Racial Differences
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Davidson, J. Cody; Wilson, Kristin B. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Historically, higher education research has focused on traditional students (i.e., recent high school graduates at a residential, 4-year institutions), but community college students are quickly becoming the new traditional student (Jenkins, 2012). In the fall of 2011, more than one third (36%) of all students enrolled in postsecondary education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Community Colleges, Dropout Characteristics, Dropout Rate
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